Is it the weekend yet? Cause we’re ready to have another batch of these chicken fajita quesadillas! We had some left over chicken fajitas and whipped up a fantastic quick lunch by making these chicken fajita quesadillas. They were super crazy good, we had to make a quick little video of it of it for you guys to drool over.
This recipe doesn’t get easier than this: Make our popular chicken fajita recipe here, then layer it with some cheese between two tortillas. Brown it on both sides to get it all cheesy, oozy and delicious. Wham! This was our lunch and you can enjoy it too! Make sure to add beer and some milk for the kiddies.
For many of the recipes in on this site, we refer to a mango salsa recipe to pair with the dish. Bright, fruity and flavorful, this recipe for fresh mango salsa pairs well with Mexican recipes or just as a side dish to many grilled chicken or healthy chickensalad recipes. Or if you want to enjoy some chips and salsa, this recipe hits the spot!
Video of our Refreshing Mango Salsa Recipe
There’s so many reasons to love mango salsa. First of all, it’s super refreshing, fruity and super delicious. It’s the perfect topping for tacos or on top of salads. Love grilled seafood dishes? Top seafood with this mango salsa recipe and it’s the perfect pairing to salmon and other seafood recipes that you need a fresh topping over.
You guys this satisfying chicken enchilada pasta recipe is amazing! Especially if you’re hungry and are wanting to eat pasta with sauce. This hearty one pot pasta dish is perfect for when you’re craving a Mexican recipe with inspired flavors from enchilada. These flavors go perfect with pasta in this skillet cheesy chicken enchilada pasta.
All cooked in one skillet or big pot, it’s the perfect weeknight family dinner for everyone to enjoy. It’s warm, gooey and cheesy with tons of chicken enchilada flavors. So rather than use tortillas to satisfy a craving, you can add delicious tender pasta and still have a meal for when you’re craving Mexican food.
This One-pot taco chicken and rice recipe, aka Arroz con Pollo, will feed a family of four hungry eaters. It’s the best one-pot Mexican recipe that kids love and the parents will enjoy cooking because it’s easy and quick enough for you to have it finished on the stove top. There are so many chicken and rice recipes, but this one is not only simple, it has flavors that make you crave a margarita with it.
Video for One-Pot Taco Chicken and Rice Recipe – One, Done, and Delicious!
All this magic happens in one skillet and after about 25-30 minutes on low heat, dinner is served! You can eat it warm, straight out of the pot and all you might need is side salad to complete the meal. But if you have some warm taco shells, you can easily stuff those shells with this amazing recipe for taco chicken and rice. For a heartier meal to a quick “to go” lunch, you can stuff this into a larger tortilla and make burritos out of it!
This beef and cheese taco dip might look like for Halloween, but it’s really for all year. If you’re having a halloween party and need a great inspired halloween dip recipe, then this jack-o-lantern dip is perfect. It’s cheesy, warm, filled with beef and taco dip flavors. This awesome recipe for taco dip can easily be made vegetarian by removing the beef. It’s just as good!
Kids adore this dip because it’s festive with the Halloween Jack-o-Lantern face, but it has flavors that kids love too. Best of all, it’s oozy and cheesy, which is always a plus to have on your appetizer menu.
Watch the video making the Jack-o-Lantern Cheesy Been Taco Dip – It’s Spooktacular:
A favorite dish we always love ordering at a Mexican restaurant are chicken fajitas. Because we can’t eat out everyday, we started cooking chicken fajitas at home so that we can have them on a regular basis and customize the flavors and spices to our liking. This easy chicken fajitas recipe is one of those one-pot meals that is so simple, it’s really easy to satisfy those cravings for Mexican recipes at home. There’s no reason to take the family out when you can easily make this homemade fajitas recipe. It’s also very flexible because we’ll use the chicken fajitas mixture in tortillas as chicken tacos, quesadillas and in a chicken fajita salad. So everyone in the family can customize this fajitas recipe to their own style.
Our first recipe for crispy tacos was in 2011 and we were hooked. For those times when we’re craving crunchy tacos or taquitos, we make sure we have extra roast chicken on hand for a big batch. On Christmas day we rolled up a huge platter of these chicken taquitos, served them up with some fresh salsa and everyone was thrilled to be eating something fun and filling.
Kids especially love these because it’s the perfect hand food filled with chicken and there’s a dip involved. Bingo!
If ordering a chicken tortilla soup is a ritual during your visit to your favorite Mexican restaurant, then you might want to make your own version of homemade chicken tortilla soup in the slow cooker or crock pot. Best of all, you’ll have some leftovers to be able to enjoy for the next day, or two. It doesn’t get any easier and more delicious than this slow cooker chicken tortilla soup. All you have to do is add everything to your slow cooker and walk away. After it’s finished, the wonderful aroma of this easy chicken tortilla soup will fill your house and you might not want to order it in a restaurant again.
Watch the video for making the Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup:
In fact, you can customize the spices in this chicken tortilla soup recipe to your own liking. Whether you like it extra spicy or not, you can make it all your own. The wonderful part about this recipe is that the slow cooker makes the chicken very tender. You can use either chicken breast or dark meat chicken like chicken thighs. The flavor is just wonderful and it’s easy to make this chicken soup recipe a full dinner. Just add a dinner salad and you’re ready to feast!
Here’s a green salsa recipe that you can add to your favorite Mexican dishes. This fresh and easy tomatillo salsa recipe is super delicious with tortilla chips or topped on your favorite Mexican recipes. All you need are some fresh tomatillos and few other ingredients. Within a few minutes, you’ll have a recipe for salsa that you can eat every day. In fact, have a jar in your fridge for anytime you want a spicy, tangy topping of flavor.
This tomatillo salsa can be adjusted for spicy taste. Add as much or as little jalapeño that your taste buds can handle. Enjoy!
Chicken breast recipes don’t have to be dry and flavorless. Take for instance, techniques on how to cook chicken breast in different ways to ensure that they still stay moist and with their juices intact. We set out to make a healthy chicken taco that still used chicken breast, but with lots of flavor, color and texture. The reason why these chicken tacos are so easy, quick and moist is behind the technique of pan-searing the chicken breast with a touch of oil. Within about 10 minutes, we had a wonderfully juicy and hot chicken breast to shred and make these easy tacos.
We’ve offered different techniques on how to cook chicken breast from poaching (click for recipe), to oven baked breasts (click for recipe). Any of these these techniques can be applied for these chicken tacos, but if you’re wanting chicken with a crisper texture on the outside, these use the technique we have shared below for pan-searing the chicken. As far as the taco assembly goes, we’ve added cilantro, a mix of arugula greens and bright purple cabbage for more color but you can add your variation on fillings. Our cheese of choice was gruyere but again, add what ever cheese you like to make these chicken tacos your own. Finally, makes sure to add some sides like fresh tomato salsa or guacamole.
If you’re ever hankering for a big batch of nachos, make it homemade because it’ll be worth your time. Chicken chili nachos are loaded with flavor and very quick to make. Starting with our quick and easy chicken chili recipe, just add them to a bed of tortilla chips and you’ve got a great chicken appetizer to please a crowd. To make the nachos extra decadent, add some shredded cheese on top and bake them a hot oven for a few minutes. The best part about these this chicken nacho recipe is that the chicken chili has lots of flavor, so you won’t get a boring batch of regular nachos.
These chicken nachos are perfect for your Superbowl or game day munchies. Cinco de Mayo is another great occasion to serve up a batch, or if you have any party that requires you to whip up something impressive, these chicken chili nachos are it. To simplify the process, make the chicken chili ahead of time. Right before serving, heat up the oven about 400 degrees. Then on an oven proof platter, add the bed of nachos, top them with the chili and shredded cheese. Bake the nachos till the cheese melts and you’ll make everyone at your dinner table or gathering very happy. And of course, don’t forget the beer!
When we make a batch of our chicken fajitas recipe, there’s so many options on how to eat them. One favorite ways is to eat them are in tacos with flour tortillas or corn tortillas. When we’re craving a healthy chicken dinner, we’ll opt out of the chicken tacos and serve the chicken fajitas on a bed of lettuce. A refreshing pile of lettuce, fajitas with chicken and fresh tomato salsa makes a wonderful chicken fajita salad. The recipe for the chicken fajitas are so flavorful already that you might not even need a salad dressing. But if you still crave more flavor, you can drizzle as much of this cumin lime dressing as you want!
When you make a big batch of fresh chicken chili, you’re bound to have plenty of leftovers. This is the chili dinner that keeps on giving because beyond just the wonderful hearty chili as a meal, we’ll use all that we don’t end up eating in other dishes. Appetizers lend very well to chili and we’re never bound to just one meal from our batch of homemade chili. As the big game day approaches, almost everyone ( including us) will have our platters of chicken wings or buffalo wings, but a our big platter of chili quesadillas are equally popular.
Fresh, homemade guacamole is one of those simple dishes that can make a meal extra special. Creamy avocado, smashed with some fresh cilantro and tomatoes is so super simple to make and doesn’t really require a specific recipe. Guacamole is one of those dishes that you can make to personal taste.
When you have fresh tomatoes on hand make yourself a batch of fresh salsa. Each bite and dip into the salsa is worth the effort of dicing and mincing. This is one of those recipes that you can be flexible with and adapt to your taste for any Mexican recipe or breakfast/brunch meal. Add additional fresh cilantro, onion or lime juice. Or omit any one of these if you want, it’s all up to you and what you want.